Friday, July 19, 2019

Ofcom publishes draft TV licences for ‘no-deal Brexit’

The current regulatory position Linear and on-demand video services are currently regulated by Ofcom in line with the EU wide regulatory...

Rebel Wilson’s High Court defamation bid fails, bringing Wilson v Bauer...

Back in September 2017, Ms Wilson won her defamation claim against Bauer over several articles published in and on various Australian magazines and websites...

Fair Compensation for Dutch Bestselling Authors

The bestseller-clause On July 1st, 2015, the Copyright Contract Act entered into force in the Netherlands.  This constituted important changes in Dutch copyright contract law....

News in this Week: Ofcom extends daytime protection rules in Ofcom...

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UK Government considers new measures in the fight against illegal streaming

What are illicit IPTV streaming devices? Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) boxes are multimedia devices, such as Kodi boxes, with software installed which allows them to...

News in This Week: European Parliament adopts revised Audiovisual Media Services...

The draft revised legislation was approved by a significant majority; 452 votes in favour with 132 against, and 65 abstentions. Headline news Under the existing AVMSD,...

Recording proceedings in the lower courts – are televised trials likely...

The Ministry of Justice is currently reviewing the results of a pilot programme, run by various news broadcasters last year, which filmed proceedings in...

Government warns of new regulatory landscape for UK-based broadcasters and video-on-demand...

In fact, even in the event of a deal the UK government notice repeats previous suggestions that audio-visual media services won't be covered by...

Sir Cliff Richard wins landmark privacy battle

On the 18th July 2018, the High Court found that Sir Cliff Richard's privacy rights had been breached when the BBC broadcast a police...

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